Lubbock County Bar Auxiliary Program 1971-10-26

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Lubbock County Bar Auxiliary program featuring: Mrs. Irene Rodgers, Mrs. Ed Wilson and Mrs. Hobert Nelson.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Lubbock County Bar Auxiliary Program

Additional Parties Recorded: None

Date: October 26, 1971

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Not Given

Length: 45 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Speech by Mrs. Irene Rodgers, Family moved to Garza County, 1907, Describes living in a dugout, Speech by Mrs. Ed Wilson, Father established law office in early Lubbock, Life in early Lubbock discussed, Widespread ownership of cattle, Weather mentioned, Explains rapid growth in population, First houses described, Notes lack of social classes.

Tape 1, Side 2: Speech by Mrs. Hobert Nelson, Describes life in early Lubbock, Location of their first home given, Planting of Chinese elms, Mentions Silver Falls recreation area, Early electric curlers recalled, Election campaigns characterized, Buying groceries, Weather as a factor in early settlers’ lives, Difficulty of growing things, Experiences in caring for the sick, Cuspidors widely used.

Range Dates: 1907-1971

Bulk Dates: 1907-1920

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